Celebrate fall with Seattle Parks and Recreation

We’re doing the mash. The monster mash that is. Join in the fun? We have dozens of Halloween- and fall-themed events scattered throughout the city in October. Find a fun event in your neighborhood.

For specific event details, please call the associated community center or pool directly.

NORTHEAST

Scarecrow Mini Fest
What: Fall carnival, tractor rides, kids activities, scarecrow making
Location: Magnuson Park
Ages: All
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 26
Cost: $15 to build a scarecrow

Harvest Festival
What: Fall festival with bouncy house and pony rides
Location: Meadowbrook Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 2
Cost: $5 pony rides

Haunted Bounce House (in conjunction with Spook the Pool at Meadowbrook Pool)
What: Haunted bounce house
Location: Meadowbrook Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: $2

Freaky Fall Festival
What: Come in costume for tricks and treats
Location: Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: $3/$12 per family of 5+


NORTHWEST

Fall Festival
What: Apple press, scarecrow building, games
Location: Ballard Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 11 a.m., Oct. 10
Cost: $5

Halloween Carnival
What: Carnival games, pumpkin decorating, cake walk, costumes
Location: Loyal Heights Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-9 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: Game tickets $.50, unlimited bracelet $12

Big Pumpkin Bash
What: Carnival games, face painting, cake walk
Location: Bitter Lake Community Center Annex (13040 Greenwood Ave N)
Ages: All
Time: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 24
Cost: $.25 per carnival game ticket; cans of food suggested donation

Lil Spooky
What: Games, costumes and pumpkin decorating
Location: Magnolia Community Center
Ages: 4 and under
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 29
Cost: $4

Pumpkin Carving Contest
What: Pumpkin carving contest
Location: Green Lake Community Center
Ages: 6-11
Time: 6-7 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Free

CENTRAL

Fall Carnival
What: Trick or treating and other activities
Location: Montlake Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Free

Fall Carnival
What: Halloween games, face painting, snacks
Location: Yesler Community Center
Ages: 3-11
Time: 5:30-7 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: $1 per child

Campus Creepy Crawl (in conjunction with Spooky Swim at Medgar Evers Pool)
What: Haunted tunnel, games, prizes, pizza, costumes
Location: Garfield Community Center
Ages: 12 and under
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Oct 30
Cost: $3/family

SOUTHEAST

Toddler Halloween Fest
What: Costume contest, cookie decorating, pumpkin painting
Location: Rainier Community Center
Ages: Toddler
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Cost: Free

Fright Fest
What: Costume carnival and games
Location: International District/Chinatown Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: $1/child

Halloween Carnival
What: Carnival and open house
Location: Jefferson Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Game tickets 5 for $1; haunted house tickets $2

Halloween Dance
What: Costume party
Location: Van Asselt Community Center
Ages: 12-19
Time: 6-9 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: free

Boo Bash at the Beach
What: trick or treating, music, games, crafts
Location: Meet at Rainier Beach Safeway (9262 Rainier Ave. S)
Ages: All
Time: 5-8 p.m., Oct. 31
Cost: Free

SOUTHWEST

Halloween Carnival
What: Carnival
Location: Alki Community Center
Ages: 1-11
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: $.25 per game; $7 unlimited bracelet

Fall Festival
What: carnival, bouncy house
Location: High Point Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-7:45 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: Free

Halloween Carnival
What: Haunted house (ages 8+), games, face painting, treats, prizes
Location: South Park Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 5-7 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: $2 suggested donation for haunted house

Haunted House
What: Teen-created haunted house
Location: High Point Community Center
Ages: All
Time: 6-7:45 p.m., Oct. 23-24
Cost: $2 suggested donation – all proceeds support teen programming

Toddler Pumpkin Palooza
What: Toddler dress up station, bubbles, face painting, carnival games
Location: High Point Community Center
Ages: 1-5
Time:10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 29
Cost: $5

Glow in the Dark Party
What: glow-in-the-dark costumes, glow-in-the-dark games
Location: Delridge Community Center
Ages: 12 and under
Time: 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 29
Cost: Free

Halloween Carnival
What: Carnival
Location: Hiawatha Community Center
Ages: 12 and under
Time: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: $.25 per game ticket

HALLOWEEN SWIMS

Queen Anne Spook In and Spook Out
What: Themed public swim
Location: Queen Anne Pool
Ages: All
Time: 6:30-8 p.m., Oct. 23
Cost: Free

Madison Pumpkin Swim
What: Games, prizes, pumpkins
Location: Madison Pool
Ages: All
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 28
Cost: $2

Spook the Pool (in conjunction with Haunted Bounce at Meadowbrook Community Center)
What: Carnival games and prizes
Location: Meadowbrook Pool
Ages: All
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Kids $3.75; adults $5.25

Spooky Swamp Swim (in conjunction with Campus Creepy Crawl at Garfield Community Center)
What: Themed public swim
Location: Medgar Evers Pool
Ages: All
Time: 6:30-8 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Free

Pumpkin Swim Friday
What: Swim in a pool full of pumpkins, games, snacks, prizes
Location: Evans Pool
Ages: All
Time: 7-8 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Free

Halloween Swim
What: Swim in a pool full of pumpkins, games, snacks, prizes
Location: Rainier Beach Pool
Ages: All
Time: 7-8 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Free

Pumpkin Swim
What: Swim in a pool full of pumpkins, games, snacks, prizes
Location: Southwest Pool
Ages: All
Time: 7-8 p.m., Oct. 30
Cost: Free

Pumpkin Swim
What: Swim in a pool full of pumpkins, games, snacks, prizes
Location: Ballard Pool
Ages: All
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Nov. 3
Cost: Free